Glen Ellen is about 6 miles northwest of the city of Sonoma and comprises about 2 square miles. In the 2010 census, Glen Ellen had a population of 784.
Glen Ellen is steeped in Sonoma Valley history, a blend of Sonoma County wines, local dining delights, and the valley's incredible natural beauty.
For visitors and homeowner alike, the area abounds in opportunities to enjoy tasting rooms and wineries, entertainment, dining, local market and shops, and wonderful scenery, vistas and parks, including the Jack London State Historic Park, Sonoma Valley Regional Park, Quarry Hill Botanical Garden and the Bouverie Preserve of Audubon Ranch.
During the summer, don’t miss Transcendence Theatre’s, Broadway Under the Stars performances in the Jack London park's old winery ruins.
The close to 400 homes that occupy the area are a mixed variety of farm, eclectic and luxury residences and wineries.
Top Glen Ellen wineries include Benziger Family Winery, Hamel Family Wines, Talisman Wines, Laurel Glen, Mayo Family, B.R. Cohn Winery, Eric Ross Winery, Valley of the Moon Winery at Madrone Estate, Imagery Estate, Amapola Creek and Schermeister Winery.